backhander

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backhander

A blow administered by the back of one's hand. You talk about my girl like that again, and you'll get a backhander to the face, understand?

backhander

n. a backhand slap in the face. Yes, officer, a perfectly strange woman came up and clobbered me with a backhander that loosened a tooth.
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The Leeds owner and chairman allegedly paid the backhander to Ross McCormack's adviser Barry Hughes via football agent Derek Day when the striker was sold to Fulham for PS10.75million in July 2014.
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WORCESTER -- The backhander is hockey's version of a rotary dial phone.
If Enda Kenny can bring back the honesty into politics and rid us of the backhander, then he should be given the chance.
Former QPR chairman Nick Blackburn last night admitted he was "sickened" by the events and confirmed that Holloway rejected the backhander - while the club ended up paying a pounds 4,000 fee for the deal to go ahead on July 3, 2002.
Instead of keeping little Johnny happy by dipping into your purse and slipping him a backhander whenever he demands another replica kit, why not forget the purse and go straight for the backhander? Right across his spoilt little gob.
Detectives from the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation probing the claims that the senior political figure took the backhander in exchange for pushing through a decision to rezone land for building use.
He is prepared to testify in court that he was present when property developers handed over the backhander after the politician voted to rezone land in THREE different housing schemes.
The Backhanders also preserved their impregnability againstThe Canny Grannies.
A very large part of the backhanders, it is almost certain, ended up in the bank accounts of the political parties.
When asked to respond to having known about the backhanders, Blatter said when these payments were made, at that time it wasn't an illegal transaction under Swiss law.
Smith even reduced his tax on the backhanders by declaring them as joint income with his wife.
Invariably it is the taxpayer that foots the bribery bill, not once but twice, because apart from the fact that the backhanders and commissions are included in the final price an organisation or the government pays, the consumer is subsequently asked to pay a higher market price for the services or goods provided to cover the cost of the inflated investment.
The public look at their elected representatives and say: "Those slimey b***s are doing well out of the backhanders. Things must be looking up.
Mr Smith even cut his tax bill on the backhanders by declaring them as joint income with his wife.